Travel Writing: The Self And The World / Edition 1

Travel Writing: The Self And The World / Edition 1

by Casey Blanton, Blanton Casey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415938937

ISBN-13: 9780415938938

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Blanton follows the development of travel writing from classical times to the present, focusing in particular on Anglo-American travel writing since the eighteenth century. He identifies significant theoretical and critical contributions to the field, and also examines key texts by James Boswell, Mary Kingsley, Graham Greene, Peter Mathiessen, V.S. Naipaul, and Bruce

Overview

Blanton follows the development of travel writing from classical times to the present, focusing in particular on Anglo-American travel writing since the eighteenth century. He identifies significant theoretical and critical contributions to the field, and also examines key texts by James Boswell, Mary Kingsley, Graham Greene, Peter Mathiessen, V.S. Naipaul, and Bruce Chatwin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415938938
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Genres in Context Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface Chronology Chapter One Narrating Self and Other: A Historical Overview Chapter Two "Vain Travelers": James Boswell and the Grand Tour Chapter Three Victorian Women Travelers: Mary Kingsley Chapter Four The Modern Pyschological Journey: Graham Greene Chapter Five Nature-Travel Writing: Peter Matthiessen Chapter Six "Splenetic Travelers": V.S. Naipul Chapter Seven "Lying Travelers": Bruce Chatwin

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